D Seehofer

Summary

Affiliation: Humboldt University
Country: Germany

Publications

  1. pmc Interventionally implanted port catheter systems for hepatic arterial infusion of chemotherapy in patients with primary liver cancer: a phase II-study (NCT00356161)
    Marianne Sinn
    CharitéCentrum fur Tumormedizin, Medizinische Klinik mit Schwerpunkt Hamatologie, Onkologie und Tumorimmunologie, Campus Virchow Klinikum, Charite Universitatsmedizin Berlin, Augustenburger Platz 1, D 13344 Berlin, Germany
    BMC Gastroenterol 13:125. 2013
  2. doi request reprint Biliary complications after liver transplantation: old problems and new challenges
    D Seehofer
    Department of General, Visceral and Transplantation Surgery, Charite Campus Virchow, Berlin, Germany
    Am J Transplant 13:253-65. 2013
  3. doi request reprint [Deceased donor liver transplantation]
    D Seehofer
    Klink für Allgemein, Viszeral und Transplantationschirurgie, Charite Universitatsmedizin Berlin, Campus Virchow Klinikum, Augustenburger Platz 1, 13353, Berlin, Deutschland
    Chirurg 84:391-7. 2013
  4. doi request reprint Impact of neoadjuvant transarterial chemoembolization on tumor recurrence and patient survival after liver transplantation for hepatocellular carcinoma: a retrospective analysis
    Daniel Seehofer
    Department of General, Visceral and Transplantation Surgery, Charite Campus Virchow, Berlin, Germany
    Clin Transplant 26:764-74. 2012
  5. pmc Safety and efficacy of new integrated bipolar and ultrasonic scissors compared to conventional laparoscopic 5-mm sealing and cutting instruments
    Daniel Seehofer
    Department of General, Visceral and Transplantation Surgery, Charite Universitatsmedizin Berlin, Campus Virchow Klinikum, Augustenburger Platz 1, 13353 Berlin, Germany
    Surg Endosc 26:2541-9. 2012
  6. pmc LICC: L-BLP25 in patients with colorectal carcinoma after curative resection of hepatic metastases: a randomized, placebo-controlled, multicenter, multinational, double-blinded phase II trial
    Carl Christoph Schimanski
    First Deptartment of Internal Medicine, University Medical Center UMC, University Hospital of Mainz, Mainz, Germany
    BMC Cancer 12:144. 2012
  7. doi request reprint [Resection of Klatskin tumors]
    D Seehofer
    Klinik fUr Allgemein, Viszeral und Transplantationschirurgie, Charite Universitatsmedizin Berlin, Campus Virchow Klinikum, Augustenburger Platz 1, 13353, Berlin, Deutschland
    Chirurg 83:221-8. 2012
  8. pmc A hepatoprotective Lindera obtusiloba extract suppresses growth and attenuates insulin like growth factor-1 receptor signaling and NF-kappaB activity in human liver cancer cell lines
    Christian Freise
    Department of Gastroenterology, Infectiology and Rheumatology, Charite Universitatsmedizin Berlin, Campus Benjamin Franklin, Hindenburgdamm 30, 12203 Berlin, Germany
    BMC Complement Altern Med 11:39. 2011
  9. ncbi request reprint Predictive value of intact parathyroid hormone measurement during surgery for renal hyperparathyroidism
    Daniel Seehofer
    Department of General, Visceral and Transplant Surgery, Charite Campus Virchow, Humboldt University of Berlin, Berlin, Germany
    Langenbecks Arch Surg 390:222-9. 2005
  10. ncbi request reprint Parathyroid hormone venous sampling before reoperative surgery in renal hyperparathyroidism: comparison with noninvasive localization procedures and review of the literature
    Daniel Seehofer
    Department of General, Visceral, and Transplantation Surgery, Charite Campus Virchow, Humboldt University of Berlin, Augustenburger Platz 1, D 13353 Berlin, Germany
    Arch Surg 139:1331-8. 2004

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Publications62

  1. pmc Interventionally implanted port catheter systems for hepatic arterial infusion of chemotherapy in patients with primary liver cancer: a phase II-study (NCT00356161)
    Marianne Sinn
    CharitéCentrum fur Tumormedizin, Medizinische Klinik mit Schwerpunkt Hamatologie, Onkologie und Tumorimmunologie, Campus Virchow Klinikum, Charite Universitatsmedizin Berlin, Augustenburger Platz 1, D 13344 Berlin, Germany
    BMC Gastroenterol 13:125. 2013
    ..We here present an evaluation of the most important technical endpoints associated with the use of IIPCS for HAI in patients with primary liver cancers...
  2. doi request reprint Biliary complications after liver transplantation: old problems and new challenges
    D Seehofer
    Department of General, Visceral and Transplantation Surgery, Charite Campus Virchow, Berlin, Germany
    Am J Transplant 13:253-65. 2013
    ..Using adequate treatment algorithms, a very high success rate can be achieved in anastomotic complications, but in nonanastomotic strictures a relevant number of graft failures are still inevitable...
  3. doi request reprint [Deceased donor liver transplantation]
    D Seehofer
    Klink für Allgemein, Viszeral und Transplantationschirurgie, Charite Universitatsmedizin Berlin, Campus Virchow Klinikum, Augustenburger Platz 1, 13353, Berlin, Deutschland
    Chirurg 84:391-7. 2013
    ..In addition to the medical urgency the maximum benefit should also be considered for organ allocation...
  4. doi request reprint Impact of neoadjuvant transarterial chemoembolization on tumor recurrence and patient survival after liver transplantation for hepatocellular carcinoma: a retrospective analysis
    Daniel Seehofer
    Department of General, Visceral and Transplantation Surgery, Charite Campus Virchow, Berlin, Germany
    Clin Transplant 26:764-74. 2012
    ..Moreover, the response to TACE is a good indicator of low recurrence rates. The effect of TACE might be more pronounced in patients with longer waiting time than in this cohort (mean, 4.6 months)...
  5. pmc Safety and efficacy of new integrated bipolar and ultrasonic scissors compared to conventional laparoscopic 5-mm sealing and cutting instruments
    Daniel Seehofer
    Department of General, Visceral and Transplantation Surgery, Charite Universitatsmedizin Berlin, Campus Virchow Klinikum, Augustenburger Platz 1, 13353 Berlin, Germany
    Surg Endosc 26:2541-9. 2012
    ..Hemostasis is a central issue in laparoscopic surgery. Ultrasonic scissors and bipolar clamps are commonly used, with known advantages with each technique...
  6. pmc LICC: L-BLP25 in patients with colorectal carcinoma after curative resection of hepatic metastases: a randomized, placebo-controlled, multicenter, multinational, double-blinded phase II trial
    Carl Christoph Schimanski
    First Deptartment of Internal Medicine, University Medical Center UMC, University Hospital of Mainz, Mainz, Germany
    BMC Cancer 12:144. 2012
    ..In a phase IIB trial, L-BLP25 has shown acceptable tolerability and a trend towards longer survival in patients with stage IIIB locoregional NSCLC...
  7. doi request reprint [Resection of Klatskin tumors]
    D Seehofer
    Klinik fUr Allgemein, Viszeral und Transplantationschirurgie, Charite Universitatsmedizin Berlin, Campus Virchow Klinikum, Augustenburger Platz 1, 13353, Berlin, Deutschland
    Chirurg 83:221-8. 2012
    ..Postoperative hepatic insufficiency and bile leakage after demanding biliary reconstruction, often with several small orifices, contribute to the postoperative complication rate of this complex surgical disease pattern...
  8. pmc A hepatoprotective Lindera obtusiloba extract suppresses growth and attenuates insulin like growth factor-1 receptor signaling and NF-kappaB activity in human liver cancer cell lines
    Christian Freise
    Department of Gastroenterology, Infectiology and Rheumatology, Charite Universitatsmedizin Berlin, Campus Benjamin Franklin, Hindenburgdamm 30, 12203 Berlin, Germany
    BMC Complement Altern Med 11:39. 2011
    ..obtusiloba extract in hepatic stellate cells. Thus, we here consequently examine anti-neoplastic effects of L.obtusiloba extract on human hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) cell lines and the signaling pathways involved...
  9. ncbi request reprint Predictive value of intact parathyroid hormone measurement during surgery for renal hyperparathyroidism
    Daniel Seehofer
    Department of General, Visceral and Transplant Surgery, Charite Campus Virchow, Humboldt University of Berlin, Berlin, Germany
    Langenbecks Arch Surg 390:222-9. 2005
    ....
  10. ncbi request reprint Parathyroid hormone venous sampling before reoperative surgery in renal hyperparathyroidism: comparison with noninvasive localization procedures and review of the literature
    Daniel Seehofer
    Department of General, Visceral, and Transplantation Surgery, Charite Campus Virchow, Humboldt University of Berlin, Augustenburger Platz 1, D 13353 Berlin, Germany
    Arch Surg 139:1331-8. 2004
    ....
  11. ncbi request reprint Changing impact of cytomegalovirus in liver transplantation -- a single centre experience of more than 1000 transplantations without ganciclovir prophylaxis
    Daniel Seehofer
    Department of General, Visceral and Transplant Surgery, Humboldt University of Berlin, Berlin, Germany
    Transpl Int 18:941-8. 2005
    ..As D+R- patients still more often develop symptomatic disease, pre-emptive therapy could be useful in this patient group...
  12. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of thyroid nodules and carcinomas in patients operated on for renal hyperparathyroidism: experience with 339 consecutive patients and review of the literature
    Daniel Seehofer
    Department of General, Visceral, and Transplant Surgery, Charite Campus Virchow, Humboldt University of Berlin, Augustenburger Platz 1, Berlin D 13353, Germany
    World J Surg 29:1180-4. 2005
    ..The clinical significance of these tumors remains unclear because all incidental tumors were small. However, if easily and safely feasible, relevant thyroid nodules should be removed during parathyroid surgery...
  13. ncbi request reprint [Therapy of recurrent hepatitis B infection after liver transplantation. A retrospective analysis of 200 liver transplantations based on hepatitis B associated liver diseases]
    D Seehofer
    Klinik fUr Allgemein, Viszeral und Transplantationschirurgie, Humboldt Universitat zu Berlin
    Z Gastroenterol 38:773-83. 2000
    ..The result was a inferior graft survival. In the present retrospective analysis of the efficacy of hepatitis B therapy after liver transplantation was analysed retrospectively...
  14. doi request reprint [Current status of multimodal therapy for colorectal liver metastases]
    D Seehofer
    Charite Universitatsmedizin Berlin, Campus Virchow Klinikum, Klinik fUr Allgemein, Visceral und Transplantationschirurgie, Berlin, Germany
    Zentralbl Chir 136:343-51. 2011
    ..In the present review the current status of multimodal therapy is outlined and the pending questions mentioned...
  15. ncbi request reprint Intraabdominal bacterial infections significantly alter regeneration and function of the liver in a rat model of major hepatectomy
    Daniel Seehofer
    Department of General, Visceral and Transplantation Surgery, Charite Campus Virchow, Augustenburger Platz 1, 13353 Berlin, Germany
    Langenbecks Arch Surg 392:273-84. 2007
    ..No systematic investigations of interactions of postoperative infections and liver regeneration after resection are available...
  16. doi request reprint Extended bile duct resection and [corrected] liver and transplantation in patients with hilar cholangiocarcinoma: long-term results
    Daniel Seehofer
    Department of General, Visceral, and Transplant Surgery, Charite Campus Virchow, Berlin, Germany
    Liver Transpl 15:1499-507. 2009
    ..To further improve the results, other approaches such as (neo)adjuvant therapy have to be increasingly investigated...
  17. doi request reprint Inhibitory effect of curcumin on early liver regeneration following partial hepatectomy in rats
    Daniel Seehofer
    Department of General, Visceral, and Transplant Surgery, Charite Campus Virchow, Berlin, Germany
    J Surg Res 155:195-200. 2009
    ..Recent investigations have demonstrated a protective effect of curcumin pretreatment during cold ischemia of hepatocytes, but its impact on liver regeneration per se has not been investigated so far...
  18. doi request reprint Synergistic effect of erythropoietin but not G-CSF in combination with curcumin on impaired liver regeneration in rats
    Daniel Seehofer
    Department of General, Visceral and Transplantation Surgery, Charite Campus Virchow, Berlin, Germany
    Langenbecks Arch Surg 393:325-32. 2008
    ..The effect of erythropoietin (Epo) and granulocyte colony-stimulating factor (G-CSF) alone or in combination with the hepatoprotective antioxidant curcumin (Cur) was evaluated in a model of delayed liver regeneration...
  19. ncbi request reprint Prophylaxis and treatment of hepatitis B recurrence after liver transplantation in the antiviral era
    Daniel Seehofer
    Department of General, Visceral, and Transplant Surgery, Charité Campus Virchov, Berlin, Germany
    Expert Rev Anti Infect Ther 1:307-18. 2003
    ..In addition, due to the high costs of hepatitis B immunoglobulin alternatives such as prophylaxis with nucleoside analogs or vaccination are increasingly being investigated...
  20. ncbi request reprint Prospective evaluation of the clinical utility of different methods for the detection of human cytomegalovirus disease after liver transplantation
    Daniel Seehofer
    Department of General, Visceral and Transplant Surgery, Charite Campus Virchow, Humboldt University of Berlin, Germany
    Am J Transplant 4:1331-7. 2004
    ..Compared with general prophylaxis, symptom-triggered or preemptive treatment based on one of these assays might reduce the costs and also the danger of ganciclovir resistance...
  21. ncbi request reprint Occurrence and clinical outcome of lamivudine-resistant hepatitis B infection after liver transplantation
    D Seehofer
    Department of General, Visceral, and Transplant Surgery, Campus Virchow, Humboldt University of Berlin, Germany
    Liver Transpl 7:976-82. 2001
    ..The combination of different antivirals diminished viral replication after lamivudine resistance. In the future, new antiviral agents, such as adefovir, might further expand therapeutic options...
  22. ncbi request reprint Intraoperative measurement of intact parathyroid hormone in renal hyperparathyroidism by an inexpensive routine assay
    D Seehofer
    Department of General, Visceral and Transplant Surgery, Charite Campus Virchow, Humboldt University of Berlin, Augustenburger Platz 1, 13353 Berlin, Germany
    Langenbecks Arch Surg 386:440-3. 2001
    ..However, the half-life was not influenced by renal function. The availability of a quick, inexpensive, routine iPTH test might expand its use to renal hyperparathyroidism, specifically for surgical decisions in problem cases...
  23. ncbi request reprint Management of bile duct tumors
    Daniel Seehofer
    Department of General, Visceral and Transplantation Surgery, Charite Campus Virchow, Augustenburger Platz 1, D 13353 Berlin, Germany
    Expert Opin Pharmacother 9:2843-56. 2008
    ..Additionally, photodynamic therapy has shown promising results and radiation might be helpful for localized disease. In a very selected population liver transplantation can also be an option...
  24. ncbi request reprint Combination prophylaxis with Hepatitis B immunoglobulin and lamivudine after liver transplantation minimizes HBV recurrence rates unless evolution of pretransplant lamivudine resistance
    D Seehofer
    Department of General, Visceral and Transplant Surgery, Charite Campus Virchow, Humboldt University of Berlin, Germany
    Z Gastroenterol 40:795-9. 2002
    ..Due to viral escape mutations recurrence still occurs, but recently a combination prophylaxis with hepatitis B immunoglobuline plus lamivudine is evaluated in transplant centers in terms of a further reduction of recurrence rates...
  25. ncbi request reprint Minimal impact of CMV infection on long-term survival after liver transplantation
    D Seehofer
    Department of General, Visceral and Transplant Surgery, Charite Campus Virchow, Humboldt University of Berlin, Berlin, Germany
    Transplant Proc 34:2272-3. 2002
  26. doi request reprint Curcumin attenuates oxidative stress and inflammatory response in the early phase after partial hepatectomy with simultaneous intraabdominal infection in rats
    Daniel Seehofer
    Department of General, Visceral, and Transplant Surgery, Charite Campus Virchow, Berlin, Germany
    J Surg Res 159:497-502. 2010
    ..Moreover, it has strong anti-inflammatory effects. In the present study we assessed its effect in a model of liver regeneration impaired by bacterial infections...
  27. ncbi request reprint Probiotics partly reverse increased bacterial translocation after simultaneous liver resection and colonic anastomosis in rats
    Daniel Seehofer
    Department of General, Visceral, and Transplant Surgery, Charite, Campus Virchow, Humboldt University of Berlin, Augustenburger Platz 1, D 13353 Berlin, Germany
    J Surg Res 117:262-71. 2004
    ..Bacterial translocation is one important cause of nosocomial infections following major abdominal surgery. Oral administration of probiotics has been proposed to diminish bacterial translocation...
  28. ncbi request reprint CMV hepatitis after liver transplantation: incidence, clinical course, and long-term follow-up
    Daniel Seehofer
    Department of General, Visceral, and Transplant Surgery, Charite Campus Virchow, Humboldt University of Berlin, Berlin, Germany
    Liver Transpl 8:1138-46. 2002
    ..Long-term complications of CMV hepatitis were not observed, and especially no correlation with chronic rejection was found...
  29. ncbi request reprint Pituitary function test and endocrine status in patient with cirrhosis of the liver before and after hepatic transplantation
    Daniel Seehofer
    Department of General, Visceral and Transplant Surgery, Charite Campus Virchow, Humboldt University of Berlin
    Ann Transplant 7:32-7. 2002
    ..We therefore performed extensive endocrine studies including a global pituitary stimulation test before and after liver transplantation...
  30. ncbi request reprint Prospective randomized trial to assess the value of preemptive oral therapy for CMV infection following liver transplantation
    N Rayes
    Department of Surgery, , Augustenburger Platz 1, 13355 Berlin, Germany
    Transplantation 72:881-5. 2001
    ..Therefore, pp65-antigenemia is of limited value in deciding on the timing and need for ganciclovir therapy after liver transplantation...
  31. ncbi request reprint Preoperative antiviral treatment and postoperative prophylaxis in HBV-DNA positive patients undergoing liver transplantation
    D Seehofer
    Department of Visceral and Transplant Surgery, , Augustenburger Platz 1, D-13353 Berlin, Germany
    Transplantation 72:1381-5. 2001
    ..Whether the observed effect is due to pre- or postoperative application remains to be addressed in further studies. In addition the long-term course has to be awaited...
  32. ncbi request reprint Comparison of famciclovir and lamivudine in the long-term treatment of hepatitis B infection after liver transplantation
    N Rayes
    Department of Surgery, Humboldt University, Berlin, Germany
    Transplantation 71:96-101. 2001
    ..The antiviral capacity of lamivudine is superior even after pretreatment with famciclovir but after prolonged treatment viral breakthrough is often observed...
  33. doi request reprint Recurrent intrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma: single-center experience using repeated hepatectomy and radiofrequency ablation
    Carsten Kamphues
    Department of General, Visceral and Transplantation Surgery, Universitatsklinikum Charite, Campus Virchow Klinikum, Humboldt Universitat, Augustenburger Platz 1, 13353 Berlin, Germany
    J Hepatobiliary Pancreat Sci 17:509-15. 2010
    ..Since no standard treatment has been established so far, the aim of this study was to assess the safety and efficacy of repeated liver resection and/or radiofrequency ablation (RFA) in selected cases with recurrent IHC...
  34. ncbi request reprint Liver transplantation in hepatitis B patients with preoperative resistance formation during lamivudine treatment
    D Seehofer
    Department of General Surgery, Charite Campus Virchow, Humboldt University of Berlin, Berlin, Germany
    Transplant Proc 34:2274-5. 2002
  35. ncbi request reprint [Surgical procedures and risk factors in therapy of benign multinodular goiter. A statistical comparison of the incidence of complications]
    T Steinmuller
    Klinik fUr Allgemein, Viszeral und Transplantationschirurgie, Universitatsklinikum Charite, Campus Virchow Klinikum, Medizinische Fakultat, Humboldt Universitat zu Berlin
    Chirurg 72:1453-7. 2001
    ..The best surgical approach for bilateral resections in the therapy of benign multinodular goiter is still controversial...
  36. ncbi request reprint Immunosuppressive management following intestinal transplantation in adult patients
    A R Mueller
    Department of Surgery, Charite, Campus Virchow Clinic, Humboldt University of Berlin, Berlin, Germany
    Transplant Proc 35:2075-7. 2003
  37. doi request reprint Effect of pre- and probiotics on liver regeneration after resection: a randomised, double-blind pilot study
    N Rayes
    Department of General, Visceral and Transplant Surgery, Charite Campus Virchow, Augustenburger Platz 1, 13353 Berlin, Germany
    Benef Microbes 3:237-44. 2012
    ..Synbiotics might be able to increase liver function capacity in patients after liver resection, but patient numbers were too small and the clinical courses too heterogeneous to draw any definite conclusions...
  38. doi request reprint Donor age does not influence 12-month outcome after orthotopic liver transplantation
    W Faber
    Department of General, Visceral, and Transplantation Surgery, Charite, Campus Virchow Klinikum, Humboldt University, Berlin, Germany
    Transplant Proc 43:3789-95. 2011
    ..Due to this, an expansion of the donor pool is necessary, for example, by accepting donor grafts from elderly donors. The aim of this study was to investigate the outcome after OLT depending on donor age...
  39. ncbi request reprint [Influence of probiotics and fibre on the incidence of bacterial infections following major abdominal surgery - results of a prospective trial]
    N Rayes
    Klinik fUr Allgemein, Viszeral und Transplantationschirurgie, Charite Campus Virchow, Augustenburger Platz l, 13355 Berlin, Germany
    Z Gastroenterol 40:869-76. 2002
    ..Early enteral nutrition with fibre and probiotics has been effective in preventing bacterial translocation and is therefore expected to reduce the incidence of postoperative bacterial infections...
  40. doi request reprint Significant impact of patient age on outcome after liver resection for HCC in cirrhosis
    W Faber
    Department of General, Visceral and Transplantation Surgery, Charite Universitatsmedizin Berlin, Campus Virchow Klinikum, Berlin, Germany Electronic address
    Eur J Surg Oncol 40:208-13. 2014
    ..The purpose of this study was to investigate the influence of patient age on long term outcome after liver resection in patients with HCC in cirrhotic liver. Further purpose was to define the potential prognostic factors...
  41. doi request reprint [Stenosis and iatrogenic perforation as complication following long-term stenting of the oesophagus]
    M T Mogl
    Charite Campus Virchow Klinikum, Klinik fUr Allgemein, Visceral und Transplantationschirurgie, Berlin, Deutschland
    Zentralbl Chir 136:79-81. 2011
    ..Generally, early removal of oesophageal stents 4-6 weeks after implantation is recommended, as later attempts often fail and may lead to extensive surgery...
  42. doi request reprint Twenty-year longitudinal follow-up after orthotopic liver transplantation: a single-center experience of 313 consecutive cases
    W N Schoening
    Transplant Surgery, Charite, CVK, Berlin, Germany
    Am J Transplant 13:2384-94. 2013
    ..0-47.6%, p < 0.001) declined. LT has conquered many barriers to achieve these outstanding long-term results. However, much work is needed to combat recurrent disease and side effects of immunosuppression (IS)...
  43. doi request reprint Laparoscopic fenestration of non-parasitic liver cysts and health-related quality of life assessment
    C Kamphues
    Department of General, Visceral and Transplantation Surgery, Universitatsklinikum Charite, University Medicine, Campus Virchow Clinic, Humboldt Universitat, Augustenburger Platz 1, 13353, Berlin, Germany
    Updates Surg 63:243-7. 2011
    ....
  44. doi request reprint Intraoperative placement of external biliary drains for prevention and treatment of bile leaks after extended liver resection without bilioenteric anastomosis
    B Strücker
    General, Visceral, and Transplantation Surgery, Charite Campus Virchow, Augustenburger Platz 1, 13353, Berlin, Germany
    World J Surg 37:2629-34. 2013
    ..Intraoperative decompression of bile ducts by means of distinct biliary drains is controversial. Although drainage is rarely used as a routine procedure, it might be useful in selected patients at high risk for biliary leakage...
  45. doi request reprint Hepatic arterial infusion with oxaliplatin and 5-FU/folinic acid for advanced biliary tract cancer: a phase II study
    M Sinn
    Department of Medical Oncology and Haematology, Charité School of Medicine Berlin, Charite Universitatsmedizin Berlin, Campus Virchow Klinikum, Augustenburger Platz 1, 13353, Berlin, Germany
    Dig Dis Sci 58:2399-405. 2013
    ..Hepatic arterial infusion (HAI) of chemotherapy represents a safe and well-established treatment modality, but data on its use in patients with BTC are still sparse...
  46. doi request reprint APACHE III score is superior to King's College Hospital criteria, MELD score and APACHE II score to predict outcomes after liver transplantation for acute liver failure
    P Fikatas
    General, Visceral and Transplantation Surgery, Charite Campus Virchow, Universitatsmedizin Berlin, Berlin, Germany
    Transplant Proc 45:2295-301. 2013
    ....
  47. ncbi request reprint Impact of image fusion and attenuation correction by SPECT-CT on the scintigraphic detection of parathyroid adenomas
    J Ruf
    Klinik fur Strahlenheilkunde, Campus Virchow Klinikum, Charite Universitatsmedizin Berlin, Augustenburger Platz 1, 13353 Berlin
    Nuklearmedizin 46:15-21. 2007
    ..This study evaluated the use of a hybrid SPECT-CT device concerning image fusion and attenuation correction (AC)...
  48. doi request reprint Treatment, outcome and quality of life after Fournier's gangrene: a multicentre study
    R Czymek
    Department of General, Visceral, Vascular and Thoracic Surgery, University of Luebeck Medical School, Luebeck, Germany
    Colorectal Dis 15:1529-36. 2013
    ..The object of this study was to describe the course of Fournier's gangrene and assess quality of life in a group of affected patients...
  49. pmc Bacterial biofilm within diseased pancreatic and biliary tracts
    A Swidsinski
    Innere Klinik, Gastroenterologie, Charite, 10098 Berlin, Germany
    Gut 54:388-95. 2005
    ..Bacterial community structures in human pancreatic and biliary tracts were evaluated...
  50. ncbi request reprint Monitoring of human cytomegalovirus, HHV-6 and HHV-7 infection in kidney transplant recipients by molecular methods to predict HCMV disease after transplantation: a prospective study
    Nada Rayes
    Department of General Surgery, Charite Universitätsmedizin Campus Virchow, Humboldt University of Berlin
    Ann Transplant 10:23-8. 2005
    ..Recently, highly sensitive molecular assays to detect HCMV, HHV-6 and HHV-7 have been developed but their ability to detect patients at high risk for disease is unclear...
  51. doi request reprint Long-term results of subtotal vs total parathyroidectomy without autotransplantation in kidney transplant recipients
    Nada Rayes
    Department of General, Visceral and Transplant Surgery, Charite Campus Virchow Clinic, Augustenburger Platz 1, 13344 Berlin, Germany
    Arch Surg 143:756-61; discussion 761. 2008
    ..Total parathyroidectomy without autotransplantation in kidney transplant recipients leads to reduced recurrence rates and similar improvement of clinical symptoms compared with subtotal parathyroidectomy...
  52. ncbi request reprint Long-term outcome of cytomegalovirus infection in simultaneous pancreas-kidney transplant recipients without ganciclovir prophylaxis
    Nada Rayes
    Department of General, Visceral and Transplant Surgery, Charite University Medicine Berlin, Berlin, Germany
    Transpl Int 20:974-81. 2007
    ..Preemptive therapy seems to be safe and effective in SPK recipients, but as the present study was retrospective, prospective randomized studies are needed to confirm our results...
  53. ncbi request reprint Early enteral supply of fiber and Lactobacilli versus conventional nutrition: a controlled trial in patients with major abdominal surgery
    Nada Rayes
    Department of Surgery, Charite, Campus Virchow, Augustenberger Platz 1, 13355 Berlin, Germany
    Nutrition 18:609-15. 2002
    ..Early enteral nutrition with fiber-containing solutions plus Lactobacillus may reduce bacterial translocation and minimize the incidence of infections after surgery...
  54. pmc Effect of enteral nutrition and synbiotics on bacterial infection rates after pylorus-preserving pancreatoduodenectomy: a randomized, double-blind trial
    Nada Rayes
    Department of General, Visceral and Transplant Surgery, Charite Campus Virchow, Humboldt University, Berlin, Germany
    Ann Surg 246:36-41. 2007
    ..Patients undergoing pancreas resection carry several risk factors for nosocomial bacterial infections. Pre- and probiotics (synbiotics) are potentially useful for prevention of these infections...
  55. ncbi request reprint Cytomegalovirus in liver transplant recipients: there are many ways to Rome
    Nada Rayes
    Liver Transpl 12:326. 2006
  56. ncbi request reprint Early enteral supply of lactobacillus and fiber versus selective bowel decontamination: a controlled trial in liver transplant recipients
    Nada Rayes
    Department of Surgery, Charite Campus Virchow, Berlin, Germany
    Transplantation 74:123-7. 2002
    ..Early enteral nutrition with solutions containing prebiotics (fiber) and probiotics (Lactobacillus) is suggested to reduce bacterial translocation and minimize the incidence of infections after liver transplantation...
  57. ncbi request reprint Incidental parathyroid adenoma mimicking tumor recurrence in a patient with follicular thyroid carcinoma
    Juri Ruf
    Klinik fur Strahlenheilkunde, Campus Virchow Klinikum, Germany
    Clin Nucl Med 31:74-6. 2006
    ..However, postoperative histopathology revealed a parathyroid adenoma...
  58. ncbi request reprint Increasing applicability of liver transplantation for patients with hepatitis B-related liver disease
    Thomas Steinmuller
    Department of General, Visceral, and Transplant Surgery, Charite Campus Virchow, Humboldt University of Berlin, Berlin, Germany
    Hepatology 35:1528-35. 2002
    ..Based on our experience, hepatitis B patients, including those with active viral replication, should not be excluded from liver transplantation...
  59. ncbi request reprint Fibrosis progression after liver transplantation in patients with recurrent hepatitis C
    Ulf P Neumann
    Klinik fUr Allgemein, Viszeral, und Transplantationschirurgie, Universitatsklinikum Charite, Campus Virchow Klinikum, Humboldt Universitat zu Berlin, D 13353 Berlin, Germany
    J Hepatol 41:830-6. 2004
    ....
  60. ncbi request reprint Supply of pre- and probiotics reduces bacterial infection rates after liver transplantation--a randomized, double-blind trial
    Nada Rayes
    Department of General, Visceral and Transplant Surgery, Charite Campus Virchow, Humboldt University, Berlin, Germany
    Am J Transplant 5:125-30. 2005
    ..Early enteral nutrition supplemented with a mixture of LAB and fibers reduces bacterial infection rates following liver transplantation. Treatment with only fibers led to a low incidence of severe infections...
  61. ncbi request reprint Prevention of hepatitis B recurrence after liver transplantation
    Daniel Seehofer
    Department of General, Visceral, and Transplantation Surgery, Charite Universitatsmedizin Berlin, Campus Virchow Klinikum, Berlin, Germany
    Transplantation 80:S120-4. 2005
    ..In the following, current strategies of reinfection prophylaxis and future perspectives are reviewed...
  62. ncbi request reprint Long-term survival and predictors of relapse after orthotopic liver transplantation for alcoholic liver disease
    Robert Pfitzmann
    Department of Surgery, Charite Campus Virchow Klinikum, University Medicine Berlin, Berlin, Germany
    Liver Transpl 13:197-205. 2007
    ..In conclusion, abusive drinking after OLT is associated with poor long-term survival. Analysis of risk factors may help to identify patients with a high risk for recurrent alcohol abuse after OLT...